On display are four interrelated exhibits that explore the concept of memory and commemoration through a focus on a town that has become synonymous with the. Tracing the history of Oswiecim, which became known as Auschwitz, the exhibit follows the town’s pre-Holocaust history, where Jews and non-Jews lived side-by-side, to its development into one of the most notorious death camps. It also features haunting photographs, recently taken at Auschwitz and other Eastern European camps, providing a contemporary perspective to the art of remembering.
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This summer, Hair Cuttery will be donating back to school haircuts to children who need it most. Help contribute by visiting one of Hair Cuttery's neighborhood salons from August 1-15. For every child up to age 18 who purchases a haircut at one of Hair Cuttery’s nearly 900 salons, one free haircut certificate will be donated to a disadvantaged child locally. Hair Cuttery is determined to donate tens of thousands of free haircut certificates to children in communities across the nation with the help of more than 100 local government and non-profit organizations.
Enjoy family time without the crowds! Join us on Mondays in August, when camp groups are taking the day off from all of the fun and learning we have to offer. Explore the Museum as a family during the summer months.
Cross the gangway and come aboard to learn about America's Star-Spangled Ambassador, Pride of Baltimore II. Explore the deck and talk to her captain and crew. Learn about the history of Baltimore Clippers and the role privateers played in the War of 1812; or hear from a crew member what it is like to sail a tall ship today. Tours are open to guests of all ages. Groups are welcome, too.
Join us for our ninth annual market season!
The BMI Farmers’ Market is a great way to spend your Saturday morning. Purchase fresh produce, local meat and eggs, oven-fresh bread and sweets, bright flowers, tasty ready-to-eat treats, artisan items, and more. Family-friendly activities offered throughout the season, as well as a changing schedule of live music and community-interest vendors.
At Port Discovery Children’s Museum May 20 through September 4, 2017
Stop acting silly? Not in this exhibit! Learn about science through laughter, play, physical comedy, and fun in the new KLUTZ® Amazingly Immature exhibit, based on the KLUTZ® Encyclopedia of Immaturity Vol. 1 and 2!
Join us for a special Littles' Day celebrating the Tortoise & the Hare! Make special art projects, including Hare headbands and Paper Bag Tortoises. Plus, learn about real tortoises and hares with Wildlife Adventures!
The inaugural exhibition for the BMA’s new Center for People & Art brings together 37 works from across the BMA’s collection to explore the universal theme of home. Visitors will discover paintings, sculptures, decorative arts, textiles, and works on paper from the Americas, Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Pacific Islands, as well as four miniature rooms, plus a variety of interactive features presented in three thematic areas:
Visitors of all ages can fly in their imaginations during a special one of a kind experience when they attend the Glenn L. Martin Maryland Aviation Museum’s Open Cockpit Day. Located at Martin State Airport, the Museum offers a day of aviation fun providing the opportunity to sit in the pilot seats of the Museum’s outdoor flightline of vintage airplanes. Families will be flying high with excitement as they climb into jet fighters, bombers and helicopter. Shuttle busses to the flightline begin their tours at 9:15am with the last tour of the planes departing at 12:00 pm.
Join us at Phillips Seafood Restaurant in Baltimore for live music as we have rotating calendar of local musical acts such as Bobby Betlejewski, Mike Sharp, Kevin Buttry, Brian Comotto, and the Phillips Duo (Dick Smith and David Smith). The schedule is subject to change; please give us a call if you'd like to confirm a specific act during your upcoming visit to Baltimore (410-685-6600), or visit us at http://www.phillipsseafood.com/promotions/live-music.
On the Second Saturday of each month the Baltimore County Arts Guild offers a free family art making activity for artists of all ages. No registration is required. See artwork on exhibit and create artwork of your own. Different activities each month. Clay, collage, pastels, painting, printmaking, sewing.... Develop creative problem solving abilities, and improve communication skills while having lots of fun!
Our original award-winning all ages walking tour is the Original Fells Point Ghost Walk Tour, running since 2001! Picture Fell’s Point, in Baltimore, Maryland, as it was, a rowdy seaport town, the birthplace of the sleek and dangerous clipper ship. Its streets were full of sailors from foreign lands spilling off ships, immigrants anxious to start a new life, and ladies of the night looking to make ends meet. Given this explosive combination, is it any wonder that many ghosts remained behind?
Be our guest as we marry the drama and excitement of a wedding day with the extraordinary collections of artifacts, photos and documents assembled by The Jewish Museum of Maryland. We promise nostalgia, surprise, humor, insight and a new level of understanding of the meaning and experience of this important social ritual. From ketubahs to chuppahs and the sound of breaking glass, American Jewish weddings meld the secular with the religious, sometimes in unexpected ways.
Below the Jones Falls Expressway at Holliday and Saratoga Streets, Maryland’s largest producers-only market offers an assortment of produce, meats, dairy, breads, flowers and delicious made-to-order items from dozens of food vendors. The bazaar offers shoppers a variety of unique crafts and collectibles including jewelry, clothing and accessories, pottery, soaps and more.
New! To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar this year, special events will be planned on the first Sunday of each month during the market season.
Superheroes Unite at FazaFam! August 13th 4-4:50PM, Superhero Sunday is Back - Like We Never Left !
Channel your family's inner Superhero! Create your superhero-story, make an unforgettable super-suit, and practice your signature moves.
Get your tickets at www.themvmtlab.com!
Movement Lab, 301 W 29th Street, Baltimore, MD 21211
Ladew Gardens’ annual Summer Concert Series. Enjoy a fun-filled summer evening groovin' to the music of some of Baltimore's most popular bands in a glorious garden setting! Picnics, blankets, and chairs are welcome, but please no pets, alcohol or athletic equipment. Food and refreshments, including alcoholic beverages are available for purchase.
This year's Pioneer Camp is: Lights! Radio! Wavelengths? Camp will focus on the Electromagnetic Spectrum, from Light to Radio. Kids ages 8-10 will spend two full days learning about wavelengths and how we use them in everyday life. Campers will make their very own crystal radio, investigate infrared light, try out amateur radio with our very own HAM club, and much more as we investigate different wavelengths! Session one is July 26-27 and Session two is August 15-16. $80 for 1 camper, $72 for every additional camper per family (10% discount).
For children who love to sing! Auditions for children as young as 5 ½ will be held in Towson on August 15th,16th, & 17th for the 2017-2018 season of this comprehensive music education & choral performance program. The audition is a kid-friendly series of games, imitative exercises, and physical activities. No previous training is required. Visit www.ccmsings.org for more information and to sign up for an audition today. Audition fee is $25 per child. Other dates available upon request.